Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Wasted Hours

Another set of photos by my lovely Robert. We took these yesterday, since I didn't have school or class. We stuck around in the suburbs. This is the neighborhood elementary school just up the street from my parents' house. This wasn't my school, but I still associate a lot of nostalgic memories to the place. It was one of the only places not directly in or around my house that my parents would let me and my friends wander to alone.

So this elementary school playground was where a lot of those nostalgic childhood/teenage, carefree hours happened for me.

Then, the summer after high school ended, this is where Robert and I spent a lot of time. I wish I had worn a better outfit! Because I like how these pictures are. But oh well, what can you do?--when you're living out of a large tote bag

Oh, and my hair isn't done all special or anything. This is basically what it looks like when I take it out of that tight little bun I usually wear. If you scroll down, you'll notice that I wear my hair like that a lot. Mostly because I am lazy and I don't like my hair in my face all that much. But then again, sometimes I do it too tight and then by the end of the day, my head hurts. And that is what happened yesterday.

dress: Boutique in Ventura, Ca
shirt: thrifted
cardigan: Tommy Hilfiger
oxfords: F21
tights: ?brand, Marshalls


  1. What at are you talking about?! I love this outfit. It´s so simple and carefree.
    Most of the time, I dress like this too. Sometimes I just don´t have the time to put on something extremely girlie or polished. But that´s what makes the outfit all the more beautiful, the fact that it´s real.
    Oh gosh; what a long comment.
    I hope all the things I wrote don´t come out wrong :)

  2. I love this outfit and I especially love the elementary school backdrop. If I could go back to my childhood schools right now, I'd feel like a big girl. I remember looking at the stairs once and thought to myself how I used to think they were so tall :p

  3. haha, i love post-bun wave. seriously, rocking it right now! and mmm, good memories there too. and i was going to say, i lurveee this outfit!

  4. These pictures are adorable. Sounds like a great day!

  5. I"m having a slight obsession with that skirt. It's SO SO SO adorable! This outfit is perfect. These photos are very dreamy. I love how light the colors are. I want to go play in that kiddie park and go down the slide.

  6. Oh I love this outfit! It's so soft and pretty with that sunlight:) And I totally agree with Electric Flair. You do resemble Zooey Deschanel:)

  7. I think this outfit is awesome! You look so pretty and summery! I definitely need more light blue in my life. Also, I wish my hair looked that awesome naturally! :)

  8. Ahh this is adorable! I love the soft colors, and then the little lace at the bottom of the dress. This was definitely the perfect setting to show off this outfit. I love neighborhood places- they definitely do bring me lots of nostalgia.

    The bow was actually something I added on. I was feeling a little creative and thought, "hmmm.." It's the belt-sash to this sweater-wrap from H&M. x

  9. Love your pretty pastels off set with dark tights :)

    xx Cat brideblu

  10. I love the simplicity of this adorable outfit. you look so lovely.

  11. Wow, I adore this! I'd wear this from head to toe, definitely. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog! Following you now.

  12. thank you so much for commenting on my blog! I'm glad beacuse I found yours to read, it's really good! I love this outfit it's so cute! :) fancy follwing each other? :)

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  13. I like your hair down! And your casual outfit! :)

  14. Lea! I love your messy hair! When I wake up, my husband always says that I have 80s rocker hair. But I don't care. I like my hair BIG, poofy, and wavy!

    And all the layers of your outfit are super cute! I love the blue skirt :)
    hearts, laura♥
    the blog of worldly delights

  15. ooh. i am in love with your shoes!

  16. we have a school right next to our house and we love the swings..makes me feel like a kid again. i almost always wear my hair in a high bun..i hate hair falling in my face! i want these shoes :)


  17. I don't know what you are talking about, you shouldn't have worn a different outfit, the one you have on is great. When I lived with my parents we used to have an elementary school right down the road and I would spend a lot of summer time on the playground and in the fields around it, even when I was long out of elementary school. I love your photos, they are so sweet and reminiscent.

  18. i like this outfit! it's so cute! the photos are really pretty too.. i love the lighting :)


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